Vodafone Ireland and Irish electricity utility ESB are emerging as a new broadband challenger to incumbent telco eircom with a $615 million investment to build a fiber to the building (FTTB)-based broadband network that will deliver speeds ranging from 200 Mbps to 1 Gbps.
Verizon may be aggressively bringing fiber to the home (FTTH) services into multi-dwelling units (MDUs)--particularly in areas like New York City--but the segment has a number of unique attributes.
Longmont, Colo.-based municipal electric and broadband utility Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) is moving ahead with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) plan leveraging Calix's GPON gear.
AT&T has identified the town of Cary as the next destination in the state of North Carolina where it will bring its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home (FTTH) "U-verse with GigaPower" platform.
AT&T has reached an agreement with the city of Raleigh, N.C., to be the next market where it will provide its 1 Gbps U-verse with GigaPower fiber to the premises (FTTP) service.
Google Fiber overcame a major hurdle in bringing its service to Portland, Ore., as the City Council voted 5-0 to approve a franchise agreement, reports the Portland Business Journal.
C Spire has reached an agreement to acquire Hattiesburg, Miss.-based MegaGate Broadband, enabling it to expand its market presence and offer business services in three states.
Despite having established a new peering deal with Verizon, Netflix revealed that the telco's average streaming speeds actually dropped, reports FierceOnlineVideo.
The City of Loma Linda, Calif., said it has reduced the installation time and cost of its municipality-wide fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) deployment by using M2fx's pushable fiber cable and ruggedized TuffDuct microducts, and microtrenching.
Private equity firm Tower Three Partners LLC has completed its acquisition of regional provider NTS, which will become a privately held company and a Tower Three affiliate.